disafforest

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disafforest

(ˌdɪsəˈfɒrɪst)
vb (tr)
1. (Law) English law to reduce (land) from the status of a forest to the state of ordinary ground
2. (Forestry) to remove forests from (land)
ˌdisafˌforesˈtation, ˌdisafˈforestment n

disafforest


Past participle: disafforested
Gerund: disafforesting

Imperative
disafforest
disafforest
Present
I disafforest
you disafforest
he/she/it disafforests
we disafforest
you disafforest
they disafforest
Preterite
I disafforested
you disafforested
he/she/it disafforested
we disafforested
you disafforested
they disafforested
Present Continuous
I am disafforesting
you are disafforesting
he/she/it is disafforesting
we are disafforesting
you are disafforesting
they are disafforesting
Present Perfect
I have disafforested
you have disafforested
he/she/it has disafforested
we have disafforested
you have disafforested
they have disafforested
Past Continuous
I was disafforesting
you were disafforesting
he/she/it was disafforesting
we were disafforesting
you were disafforesting
they were disafforesting
Past Perfect
I had disafforested
you had disafforested
he/she/it had disafforested
we had disafforested
you had disafforested
they had disafforested
Future
I will disafforest
you will disafforest
he/she/it will disafforest
we will disafforest
you will disafforest
they will disafforest
Future Perfect
I will have disafforested
you will have disafforested
he/she/it will have disafforested
we will have disafforested
you will have disafforested
they will have disafforested
Future Continuous
I will be disafforesting
you will be disafforesting
he/she/it will be disafforesting
we will be disafforesting
you will be disafforesting
they will be disafforesting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disafforesting
you have been disafforesting
he/she/it has been disafforesting
we have been disafforesting
you have been disafforesting
they have been disafforesting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disafforesting
you will have been disafforesting
he/she/it will have been disafforesting
we will have been disafforesting
you will have been disafforesting
they will have been disafforesting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disafforesting
you had been disafforesting
he/she/it had been disafforesting
we had been disafforesting
you had been disafforesting
they had been disafforesting
Conditional
I would disafforest
you would disafforest
he/she/it would disafforest
we would disafforest
you would disafforest
they would disafforest
Past Conditional
I would have disafforested
you would have disafforested
he/she/it would have disafforested
we would have disafforested
you would have disafforested
they would have disafforested
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disafforest - remove the trees from; "The landscape was deforested by the enemy attacks"
clear - remove; "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road"
References in periodicals archive ?
It's not lack of legal instruments against disafforestation that necessitates creation of a task force.
Charles I resorted to forest sale or disafforestation, especially during his years of personal rule (1629-1640), which was when he ruled without Parliament and tried to raise money in any way possible.
Centuries of afforestation, disafforestation and royal charters had divided England's hunting land into a complex network of forests, chases, warrens, parks, and purlieus each with their associated, and highly specific, legal status, as well as an army of different courts and officials to preside over disputes.